Vegetarians are twice as likely to be depressed: study

Vegetarians are twice as likely to be depressed: study

Could a burger a day keep the depression away? A new study published by the Journal of Affective Disorders found that beef was the only food linked to a lower risk of depression. Researchers wanted to look into the association between vegetarianism and depression among adults. They asked 14,216 people in Brazil between the ages … Read more

Vegetarians depressed twice as often as meat-eaters: new study

Vegetarians depressed twice as often as meat-eaters: new study

Eating green and feeling blue? Vegetarians experience depressive episodes twice as frequently as meat eaters, according to a new study by Brazilian researchers published in the Journal of Affective Disorders. There’s a “positive association between the prevalence of depressive episodes and a meatless diet,” the study read. Scientists set out to investigate the potential association … Read more

Maisie Williams breaks into tears while talking about traumatic childhood

Maisie Williams breaks into tears while talking about traumatic childhood

Game Of Thrones star Maisie Williams has broken down in a new interview, which saw her open up about her traumatic childhood. The actor, 25, made the emotional revelation during an appearance on the Diary of a CEO podcast, which was released today (26 September). Williams, who was just 12 years old when she landed … Read more

The Debate Over How Antidepressants Work Is Putting Millions of People in Danger

The Debate Over How Antidepressants Work Is Putting Millions of People in Danger

Nearly 10 percent of all Americans will experience symptoms of depression every year. One of the common forms of treatment includes a combination of therapy and antidepressants. According to the CDC, around 13 percent of Americans over the age of 18 were taking antidepressants between 2015 and 2018. The most commonly prescribed form of these … Read more

Why Basically Everyone Should Be Screened for Anxiety Disorder

Why Basically Everyone Should Be Screened for Anxiety Disorder

Photo: fizkes (Shutterstock) The lingering pandemic, rising crimean uncertain economy: All good reasons to visit your doctor to get screened for anxiety, or so says the federal government. Tea advice isn’t just aimed at people already experiencing mental health issues—this week, the US Preventive Services Task Force, an advisory group empaneled by the Department of … Read more

Intense Workouts May Be Detrimental to Mental Health and Memory

A new study from researchers at Dartmouth College found that when it comes to intense gym workouts and mental health, less may be more. Participants in the study who exercised at a low intensity performed better at some memory tasks than those who worked out intensely. And men and women who performed intense workouts, as … Read more

Ezra Miller’s “Messiah” Delusions: Inside ‘The Flash’ Star’s Dark Spiral

Ezra Miller's “Messiah” Delusions: Inside 'The Flash' Star's Dark Spiral

Ezra Miller did not, to put it mildly, invoke their right to remain silent. This past March, the actor was arrested in a tiki bar called Margarita Village in Hilo, Hawaii, after shouting profanities, spitting in a boss’s face, and grabbing a microphone from a woman singing karaoke to “Shallow” from A Star Is Born. … Read more

Having a history of psychological distress may trigger long Covid, study says

Having a history of psychological distress may trigger long Covid, study says

CNN — You may have up to a 50% higher risk of developing long Covid-19 if you suffer from common psychiatric issues such as anxiety or depression, a recent study found. Signs of the disease can include breathing problems, brain fog, chronic coughing, changes in taste and smell, overwhelming fatigue, difficulties in performing daily life … Read more

Medical gaslighting warning signs and how to advocate for yourself

Medical gaslighting warning signs and how to advocate for yourself

The term “medical gaslighting” may be relatively new, but the practice has been impacting people’s health outcomes for decades. “Medical gaslighting is when concerns about your healthcare are being dismissed, they’re not heard and they are minimized,” says Stacey E. Rosen, senior vice president for Northwell Health’s Katz Institute for Women’s Health and co-author of … Read more